Record Fall 2011 Issue

American Bible Society provides Bible resources to the U.S. military from the front lines to the home front. Internationally, ABS supports the Bible Society of Egypt in new ministry opportunities and helps the Peruvian Bible Society use Bible resources to stop domestic violence.

In Memoriam

Eugene Albert Nida 1914-2011 American Bible Society mourns the passing of Eugene A. Nida, the distinguished linguist and Bible translator who introduced, developed and promoted the innovation of thought-for-thought translation. Beginning in 1943 and for more...

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Was William Shakespeare utilized in the writing of the King James Bible?

Was William Shakespeare utilized in the writing of the King James Bible? β€” Nancy TyndallThe King James Bible was the work of 50-odd scholars grouped in six teams, two from Westminster, two from Cambridge and two...

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If a person who never served the Lord during his or her lifetime asks forgiveness of sins on their d

If a person who never served the Lord during his or her lifetime asks forgiveness of sins on their deathbed, will they go to heaven? β€” Eva H. Wheeler The obvious example from Scripture that sheds...

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Words to Live By

Burt and Jerry DysonBurt Dyson likes to point out that he became a believer at the age of 33, the same age that Jesus died. Over the 60 years since, Burt has had many adventures in his...

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Stop the Violence

Showing support for the β€˜Stop the Violence' campaign are Elizabeth Alanya (left), who was burned with hot water by her spouse, and Peruvian actress and singer Magaly Solier. (Photo by Sociedad Biblica Peruana.) ...

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Labib Madanat joins American Bible Society

“I will be coming alongside ABS teams to invite American Christians to make critical investments for seeing God's purposes for the Middle East come true,” said Labib Madanat. (Photo...

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Rise and Rebuild

A Bible Society of Egypt banner on a church building in Cairo urges the adoption of biblical values in the reconstruction following February's Revolution. The Society has placed 230 such banners on church buildings...

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The Seed Falls on Good Soil

Left to right: Rev. Simon Barnes, EVP ABS; Mr. Ho Yong Kim, executive director of KBS and Mr. Eui Hyun Kwon, president of KBS. (Photo by Lucy Barnes.) A war, a language barrier and...

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Providing Needed Scriptures

Since 1817, the Bible Society has been providing Scriptures to America's Armed Services. More recently, ABS has granted more than 2,200,000 Scripture resources to Chaplains in all branches of the Armed Services and the Veterans...

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Returning Soldiers: A Long-Term Treatment Challenge

Many of the two million American troops deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan since 2001 will suffer from traumatic brain injury (TBI), depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) β€” and these diagnoses often overlap. A think tank at...

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